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Thursday, October 11,

6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

FLOODING: STRATEGIES FOR ADAPTATION

Peninsula Library

92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd

JBRPC presents a screening of short documentary, Managed Retreat, by Nathan Kensinger, followed by a panel discussion on the flooding challenges the Rockaways face and what we can do about them.

 

Saturday, October 13,

11 a.m.

SHAPEUPNYC: ULTIMATE

CARDIO FOR ADULTS

Seaside Library

116-15 Rockaway Beach Blvd

Gloria leads this total body workout that incorporates techniques such as kicks and punches that move to a rapid pace. Bring water and a towel.

 

Saturday, October 13,

 10 a.m.

SHAFT MEETING

106-20 Shore Front Pkwy Lobby

Surfside residents, join SHAFT and elected officials to address chronic safety and health dangers with building management.

 

Saturday, October 13,

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

BIRDING: FALL MIGRANTS

Beach 59th Boardwalk

Join an Urban Ranger on a fall bird watch. Bring binoculars or ask a ranger to borrow some.

 

Saturday, October 13, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

BEACH 59TH PLAYGROUND FALL FESTIVAL

Beach 59th Street Playground

Help plant daffodils, arts and crafts, reading and learning, giveaways, refreshments and more.

 

Saturday, October 13,

1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

HIP HOP HALLOWEEN

RISE Center

58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

Costumes encouraged. Pumpkin painting, face painting, festive food and more.

 

Saturday, October 13,

3 p.m. to 11 p.m.

ROCKAPULCO GOLD MUSIC FESTIVAL

114-04 Beach Channel Drive

Admission includes live music by Indaculture, Grayriders, The Skells, Walker and Solshyne, unlimited Rockapulco Gold Beer and water. Advanced tickets $30 at rockapulcorun.com or $40 at the tent.

 

October 13 & 14,

12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

RIIS OKTOBERFEST

Riis Park Beach Bazaar

Check out the new winter restaurant, The Meat Up Grill, and celebrate Oktoberfest. Sausage bacon and applekraut, German pretzels with horseradish mustard on the menu, plus more. Music by The Supertones and DJ Brandon K on Saturday, and Locals Rule Band and DJ Alexander Orange Drink on Sunday.

 

October 13 & 14,

12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

MIKE DEUTSCH

PHOTOGRAPHY

EXHIBIT

sTudio 6 Gallery, Fort Tilden

The RAA presents unique landscape images by Mike Deutsch. One weekend only.

 

Sunday, October 14, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

GRAYBEARDS BLOOD DRIVE

St. Francis de Sales Gym

219 Beach 129th Street

Save a life by donating blood! Bring ID. 110 lbs+, age 16-75, no tattoos in past year.

 

Sunday, October 14,

12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

FALL FESTIVAL

Bayswater Park

701 Bay 25th Street

Pony rides, inflatables, games, music, free pumpkins and more.

 

Sunday, October 14,

12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

BROAD CHANNEL HISTORICAL DAY

VFW Hall

713 Shad Creek Road

Browse the BC Historical Society’s collection, help identify people in old photos,

win a door prize.

 

Sunday, October 14,

12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

ROCKAWAY MAKERS

MARKET

Rockaway Brewing Co.

415 Beach 72nd Street

Music, food and local goods.

 

Tuesday, October 16,

10:30 a.m.

COMPUTER CLASSES FOR

BEGINNERS

Peninsula Library

92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd

Learn basic computer skills including introduction to computers, how to get an email address, how to write a letter, and how to surf the internet.

 

October 18-21,

Various Times

ROCKAWAY FILM FESTIVAL

323 Beach 74th Street

4 days of various films, some featuring locals or by local filmmakers. For film info,

schedule and tickets, head to Rockawayfilmfestival.com